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    Operating Modes

    Operating modes are utilized by Starfleet to indicate the readiness level of the crew and the facility during a mission. These are also known as Conditions in some situations. Colored Conditions Condition: Green Condition: Green, or Cruise Mode, is the basic level of readiness for any Starfleet facility. During this mode off duty crew are able to pursue R&R activities and all shipboard activities are permitted, provided they do not conflict with another approved activity. Condition: Blue Condition: Blue – also known as Blue Alert – is a status level called when an installation is facing an increased level of readiness. Typically a Blue Alert is called when an uncommon incident has occurred such…

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    Watch Rotations

    A Watch Rotation is the division of labor of Starbase and Starship personnel to ensure optimal operation and provide services through all hours of each day of the week. The watch rotation practice typically sees the day divided into watches (or shifts) which are set periods of time during which different groups of workers perform their duties. At present in Starfleet two primary rotation types are utilized: a 3 shift rotation and a 4 shift rotation. Watch Periods Duty The Duty Shift is the period where a staff member is responsible for carrying out his or her assigned duties in the operation of the station or vessel. During this period this a minimum of…

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    General Orders

    General Order Number Description General Order 1 As the right of each sentient species to live in accordance with its normal cultural evolution is considered sacred, no Starfleet personnel, Federation citizen and/or representative may interfere with the normal and healthy development of alien life and culture. Such interference includes introducing superior knowledge, strength, or technology to a world whose society is incapable of handling such advantages wisely. Starfleet personnel may not violate this Prime Directive, even to save their lives and/or their ship/installation, unless they are acting to right an earlier violation or an accidental contamination of said culture. This directive takes precedence over any and all other considerations, and…

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